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has until tuesday to rule on a controversial voter i.d. law. at issue is whether the new law disenfranchises voters. some people face obstacles just trying to get the photo identification card. >> reporter: was this easy to get or too hard to get? >> it was very hard to get. >> reporter: 68-year-old doris clark was turned down three times, applying for her pennsylvania voter i.d. card. and every time, she says, the state wanted another document. original birth certificate, original social security card, then she needed her husband's death certificate when a clerk demanded proof of her married name. after four tries she got the card but resented all the obstacles. >> you feel like why am i going through all these things? i'm not bin laden's wife. you know? i've been here all my life. i've been voting since it's been legal for me to vote. >> reporter: clark's testimony in state court in pennsylvania represents a growing legal challenge to voter i.d. laws, specifically how difficult some states have made it for voters to actually get the cards, especially voters who are low inco
a hearing today on a challenge to the state law that requires voters to show a photo i.d. the judge has until tuesday to rule. and we asked wyatt andrews to fill us in on what's at stake. >> was this easy to get or too hard to get? >> it was very hard to get. >> reporter: 68-year-old doris rkark was turned down three ng fs applying for her pennsylvania voter i.d. card, nd every time, she says, the state wanted another document-- original birth certificate, original social security card. then she needed her husband's death certificate, when a clerk demanded proof of her married name. after four tries she got the card but resented all the obstacles. >> you feel like why am i going arough all these things? i'm not bin laden's wife, you know. i've been here all my life. vove been voting since it's been legal for me to vote. >> reporter: clark's testimony in state court in pennsylvania represents a growing legal challenge to voter i.d. laws, specifically, how difficult some cuates have made it for voters to actually get the cards, more likely to live in poverty. >> hey, hey, ho-ho- >> report
will be conducted here under 19th century italian law. the first session is scheduled to last three hours. if found guilty, gabriele faces up to four years in jail, a sentence that would be served out in an italian prison, since the vatican has no jail of its own. gabriele saw himself as an agent of the holy spirit and wanted to clean up what he saw as evil and corruption in the headquarters of the roman catholic church. but many vatican watchers think the case goes much deeper. >> i can't find anyone who really believes that the pope's butler is solely responsible, that he concocted this scheme of stealing papers, of the pope. >> the most significant involved allegations of nep on totism, corruption and cronyism. others concerned the vatican's bank, which has suffered several scandals in the past. the butler scandal will be covered by a pool of eight reporters. no cameras will be allowed. only about 30 trials a year are held in the small courtroom, mainly for pickpocketing in st. peter's square. the trial is held on saturday because the judges and prosecutors all work in the italian judicial syste
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